bent / bɛnt /


bent2 个定义

adj. 形容词 adjective
  1. curved; crooked: a bent bow; a bent stick.
  2. determined; set; resolved: to be bent on buying a new car.
  3. Chiefly British Slang. morally crooked; corrupt.stolen: bent merchandise.
  4. Chiefly British Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. gay.
n. 名词 noun
  1. direction taken, as by one's interests; inclination: a bent for painting.
  2. capacity of endurance: to work at the top of one's bent.
  3. Civil Engineering. a transverse frame, as of a bridge or an aqueduct, designed to support either vertical or horizontal loads.
  4. Archaic. bent state or form; curvature.

bent 近义词

adj. 形容词 adjective


adj. 形容词 adjective


n. 名词 noun

inclination; talent


  1. There is no reason to really be bent out of shape or get worried or frustrated with anything.
  2. Inside each pack is a metal disk that needs to be snapped or bent to release a heat-generating compound.
  3. As the value of the crates has risen, so too has a new class of criminals hell-bent on stealing honeybees.
  4. The daughter of a mobster, Ji-U is bent on seeking revenge after her father’s death and poses as a police officer to find the parties responsible.
  5. I don’t want to go so far as to say that there’s like a fascist or authoritarian bent here.
  6. Those with a slightly sleazier bent have dredged up reports of his weight gain, substance abuse, and arrest.
  7. One detainee was bent over for a rectal feeding that involved Ensure, the protein shake.
  8. But Flagg, too, comes apart in his machinations, bent ever more fully on political domination.
  9. Eric Garner was bent over, wrestled down, spread out, and squeezed until he popped.
  10. No one is saying you wake up every morning hell-bent on killing unarmed black kids.
  11. He frowned, and bent his head, and his long hair fell over his face, while the poor Stuttgardter sat there like a beaten hound.
  12. This judicial bent of the child is a curious one and often develops a priggish fondness for setting others morally straight.
  13. Lady Maude advanced; she had really come in by accident; her head was bent, her eyelashes rested on her flushed cheeks.
  14. Then she bent her glance to the writing, and studied it a moment, what time the man from Paris watched her closely.
  15. She opened a large black fan and moved it slowly while looking intently at her son's bent profile.